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Matt Palmer

Jonathan Matt Palmer

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: March 21, 1979 in Memphis, TN
High School: Caruthersville HS (Caruthersville, MO)
Schools: Missouri State University (Springfield, MO), Three Rivers Community College (Poplar Bluff, MO)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 31st round of the 2002 amateur draft.
Signed June 7, 2002. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 16, 2008 (Age 29.148)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2009 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Angels/Padres/Giants 2008-2012
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.012, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*],
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 29 SFG NL 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 75 1 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2009 30 LAA AL 40 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
2010 31 LAA AL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 32 LAA AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2012 33 SDP NL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
5 Yrs 63 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 2 0 0 1 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 31 26 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 13 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 5 0 0 3 0 0
LAA (3 yrs) 57 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 1 0 0 1 0 0
SFG (1 yr) 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 75 1 0 0 0 0 0
SDP (1 yr) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (3 yrs) 57 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -11 1 0 0 1 0 0
NL (2 yrs) 6 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 75 1 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 29 SFG NL 3 5 1 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .543 .501 0.1 0.0 1 /1
2009 30 LAA AL 40 7 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
2010 31 LAA AL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $420,000 1
2011 32 LAA AL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
2012 33 SDP NL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
5 Seasons 63 12 -0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .502 .500 0.2 0.1 2 $420,000
LAA (3 yrs) 57 7 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $420,000
SFG (1 yr) 3 5 1 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .543 .501 0.1 0.0 1
SDP (1 yr) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2008 29 SFG NL 5 3 1 8.9 110 .500 .250 .270 .400 .342 .250 .430 .650 .772 75 .750 -0.1 -0.0 .667 .250 .000
2009 30 LAA AL 7 6 0 0.0 107 .333 .167 .266 .167 .335 .167 .427 .333 .762 -11 .000 -1.0 -0.1 .200 .000 .000
5 Yrs 12 9 1 3.0 108 .400 .200 .268 .273 .338 .200 .428 .473 .766 27 .279 -1.1 -0.1 .375 .100 .000
162 Game Avg. 31 23 3 3.0 108 .400 .200 .268 .273 .338 .200 .428 .473 .766 27 .279 -1.1 -0.1 .375 .100 .000
SFG (1 yr) 5 3 1 8.9 110 .500 .250 .270 .400 .342 .250 .430 .650 .772 75 .750 -0.1 -0.0 .667 .250 .000
LAA (3 yrs) 7 6 0 0.0 107 .333 .167 .266 .167 .335 .167 .427 .333 .762 -11 -1.0 -0.1 .200 .000 .000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 30 LAA AL ALCS NYY L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2008 29 SFG NL 5 0.0% 40.0% 20.0% 0.0% 0% 2.00 2.0 1.00 40% 50% 0.0% 0%
2009 30 LAA AL 7 0.0% 42.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 2.0 2.00 2.00 43% 0% 100%
5 Yrs 12 0.0% 41.7% 8.3% 0.0% 0% 5.00 2.0 1.50 2.00 42% 17% 0.0% 50%
MLB Averages 2.6% 18.5% 8.4% 7.7% 33% 2.19 4.8 34.5 8.0 0.80 1.08 69% 19% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2008 29 SFG NL -0.1 -0.0 5 0.1 0.1 -0.1 1.10 0.1 -0.0 0.7 0.1 0.94 0.7 0
2009 30 LAA AL -1.0 -0.1 7 -0.0 0.1 -0.1 .78 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 -0.0 0.78 -1.0 0
2010 31 LAA AL 0.0 0.0
2011 32 LAA AL 0.0 0.0
2012 33 SDP NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
5 Yrs -1.1 -0.1 12 0.0 0.2 -0.2 .91 -0.0 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.85 -0.3 0

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2008 29 SFG NL 1 0 0% 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
2009 30 LAA AL 0 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Yrs 1 0 33% 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2008 29 SFG NL 5 60% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 25% 0 0 0 0 0
2009 30 LAA AL 7 0% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 2 0 0% 2 0 0% 3 0 0% 0 0 1 0 0% 0
5 Yrs 12 25% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 2 0 0% 2 0 0% 7 1 14% 0 0 1 0 0% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 56%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2008 29 SFG NL 5 23 4.60 14 60.9% 21.4% 42.9% 21.4% 14.3% 78.6% 0.0% 47.8% 45.5% 40.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 1 50.0% 0 0 0
2009 30 LAA AL 7 22 3.14 18 81.8% 33.3% 16.7% 27.8% 22.2% 66.7% 0.0% 54.5% 75.0% 28.6% 0.0% 0 0 14.3% 1 1 0.0% 0 0 2 1 66.7% 0 0 0
2 Yrs 12 45 3.75 32 71.1% 28.1% 28.1% 25.0% 18.8% 71.9% 0.0% 51.1% 60.9% 33.3% 0.0% 0 0 8.3% 1 1 0.0% 0 0 3 2 60.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.81 63.3% 27.8% 15.1% 27.1% 30.0% 72.2% 1.6% 45.6% 79.1% 26.6% 5.0% 14.5% 8.8% 24.7%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 29 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 75 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009 30 43 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 2 0 0 1 0 0
2010 31 57 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 2 0 0 1 0 0
2011 32 60 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 2 0 0 1 0 0
2012 33 63 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .200 .273 .200 .473 27 2 0 0 1 0 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2008 29 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 3
2009 30 40 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 40
2 Yrs 43 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 43
162 Game Avg. 162 45 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 19 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 43



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* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

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